Anders Solaas has been appointed CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Realkapital in Norway as of 1 October 2018.
He joins from Entra ASA, where he was head of leasing and property development. Solaas has been part of the management group of Entra since 2010.
'Anders is well known as a highly competent leader in the Norwegian real estate industry and has all the prerequisites for managing and further developing our growth strategy in the Norwegian market,' said Peer Christensen, chairman of the board, Cushman & Wakefield Realkapital.
'We are very pleased to recruit Anders who will continue to develop the company within all business areas.'
Previously, Solaas held a number of leading roles in real estate and finance for listed company Hafslund, a Nordic energy group based in Norway. He holds a degree from Lund University and a bachelor's degree from Mannheim University.
'Cushman & Wakefield Realkapital has strengthened its local position in combination with the opportunities our international network provides,' said Agneta Jacobsson, head of Sweden & Nordics, Cushman & Wakefield.
'Anders is knowledgeable and well aware of the challenges of the property owner's side in today's rapidly changing real estate market and, he will in close collaboration with our clients, be able to create value,' Jacobsson added.
Solaas replaces Daniel Kronheffer, who has been acting CEO.